NCEA Parent Newsletter (attached)
Attached to this Dialogue is the current edition of the NCEA newsletter for parents. This newsletter focuses on
"The Upside of Digital Devices - Using Screen Time to Stop Summer Learning Loss." The article offer suggestions on ways parents and children can utilize screen time to continue learning all summer long in a way that is constructive and healthy. Please take a few moments to read through the newsletter for some great ideas on how to share quality time with your child this summer in a way that will keep them engaged in learning until they return to school in August.
Last Day of Spartan Care
The last day for afternoon Spartan Care will be on Wednesday, May 29th. Spartan Care will not be available on Thursday, May 30th when students are dismissed at 11:30 AM. Please make sure to have alternate plans in place if you child will need childcare on the last day of school. The morning session of Spartan Care will still be available on Thursday, May 30th.
Yearbooks available for purchase
Yearbooks have been sent home with students who placed an order on Fee Day. If you missed ordering a yearbook on Fee Day but would still like to purchase one for your child, we have a limited number of yearbooks still available in the school office. The cost for each yearbook is $18.00. Please send payment to the office in an envelope marked "Yearbook" along with your child's name. If you have any questions, please contact the office.
State Science Fair Recognition
Congratulations to Max Astacio, Mckenzie Everett, Taylor Gassman, Jason Jardiel, Taylor Petruczenko, and Dansel Urbano who attended the State Science Fair on May 3rd and 4th at Southern Illinois University. All of the students did an amazing job in the presentations of their projects and papers.
We would like to recognize Max Astacio and Taylor Gassman for receiving the Apple Dental Award for outstanding projects. St. Catherine's is proud of all of you and thank you for representing our school by your example and hard work!
Singers needed for the Graduation Mass
Mr. Bernhard is still looking for students in 4th - 7th grade who might be available to sing at the
Mass on Thursday, May 23rd. If your son or daughter would like to sing during the Mass, please let the school office know by Monday, May 20th. Students will need to be at the church by 5:40 PM. Mass begins at 6:00 and should end by 7:00 - 7:15 PM. Siblings of
are welcome to participate.
Last Day for Hot Lunch
Thursday, May 23rd is the last day hot lunch will be served to students. Please make sure your child(ren) bring a lunch with them beginning Friday, May 24th through the end of the school year.
Summer Reading Challenge
A representative from the Fox River Valley Library, located in East Dundee, visited St. Catherine’s students yesterday to speak with children in grades K-6 about the library's annual summer reading challenge. The theme this year is A Universe of Stories! Please see the attached flyer to find out more information about registration for this program. The program runs from June 3-July 28. Students who complete the challenge will earn a ticket for a pool party at Dolphin Cove on Sunday, August 4th.
Vacation Bible School 2019 (registration form attached)
There is still time to register for Vacation Bible School's session of
"ROAR! Life is Wild, God is Good!"
VBS will take place June 10th-14th from 9:00 AM until noon. Students in grades PK 4 through 6th are encouraged to attend and join in the fun! Registration forms are attached to this Dialogue. Please complete and return to the Religious Education office as soon as possible.